Constructed from wood and cowhide, this pair of shakers is typically played together to produce a "call-and-response" talking effect. Simply squeeze the skins to change the pitch and produce multiple sounds. Available in large and small sizes.
Crafted from exotic rosewood, these claves are bright and high-pitched in tone. Their piercing attack provides plenty of cut for Latin and Jazz music!
Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas. Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas are more sensitive than the larger Rawhide Maracas.
The legend is back! A modern version of the legendary instruments designed and built by Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla. Vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. Traditional welded bottom ring design eliminates cup washers for extended tuning range. Available with black hardware or chrome hardware.
A popular, easy-to-play shaker, perfect for any style of music. Ultralight metal design is built to last.
With medium pitch and mellow attack, these Gon Bops Traditional White Wood Claves sound great in small ensembles, and are suitable for any style of music.
Professional-size, professional-grade drums built from Plantation grown Parawood. Classic Gon Bops teardrop crown hoops add the legendary quality and feel of vintage Gon Bops drums, and smart design Gon Bops side and backing plates add extended tunability and strength. Natural skin heads. Four sizes available. Color: WALNUT STAIN
Constructed from natural cowhide and wood, Gon Bops Drum Shakers shakers are an essential hand percussion item, ideal for any set-up. Sold as a set of three shakers.
The fully collapsible Commuter Cajon by Gon Bops is a full sounding instrument with great bass tones -- perfect for percussionists who must travel light and compact. The deep resonant chamber offers loud, tight bass, and the diagonally placed internal guitar strings provide authentic Flamenco style playing. The portable Commuter Cajon breaks down to fit into the included backpack, which fits in overhead baggage compartments for airline travel. The Gon Bops Commuter Cajon package includes everything you need, including a More Info »
Blending the Flamenco tradition of Spain with the authentic Folk tradition of Peru, Gon Bops has created a remarkable Cajon that boasts two playable panels. Its unique sideways sound port design allows performers to play either the front or back panel...or both. In addition, the Flamenco side provides guitar string wires while the traditional side does not, for maximum versatility in tone. For bigger, tighter bass response, the traditional side features a partially sealed playing panel. The Flamenco side also More Info »
Ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab'n'go Timbales, Fiesta Timbales are available as a 14" and 15" set with lightweight dual stand. Constructed from black powder-coated steel, these entry-level Timbales are a top-tuning model with drumset style lugs and top ring. Incorporating many of the same features as our top line instruments, Fiesta Timbales offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point.
Gon Bops Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas.
Truly a work of art! This beautifully and painstakingly hand-inlayed instrument is also one of the most versatile Cajons on the market. Its deep, resonant bass tone is awe-inspiring. Playing with hands closer to the edges results in multiple levels of "snap" as the minimalist guitar string wires are engaged, resulting in some truly sublime effects. Wires are configured diagonally across the corners for reduced snare sound when playing bass tones. An increased number of adjustable screws also results in More Info »
Authentically Peruvian! Mohena hardwood construction, meticulously dovetailed corners and pristine lacquer finish all add up to a quality instrument. Partially-sealed front panel design results in louder, tighter bass and plenty of high-end "pop". The matte-finish faceplate is built to Alex's specification. Hand made in Peru, each quality instrument is meticulously tested before it ships, resulting in a superb Cajon that is built to last! This cajon comes with a free gig bag!!
Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos are ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab-n-go Bongos! Designed with many of the same features found in top line drums, Fiesta Bongos offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point. Built from plantation-grown Parawood, Fiesta Bongos are available in a variety of cool colors: Natural and Sunburst.
Authentic Spanish-style, Peruvian-built Flamenco Cajon features select lightweight wood construction and internal steel wires for traditional Flamenco snare sound. A seating pad is included for comfort. Includes free bag.
Gon Bops Fiesta Congas are 11-inch and 12-inch diameter drums in Natural lacquer or Sunburst finish with black hardware and natural hide heads. They are 28" high. These drums feature lightweight comfort top rings and Gon Bops smart design side plates. Gon Bops Fiesta Congas offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point. They are ideal for students and recreational players, or as a grab-and-go second set of drums. Built from plantation-grown Parawood. The set includes More Info »
Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla built only one line of drums special enough to carry his name. Today, Gon Bops are proud to offer a modern version of these legendary instruments. Their vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. One-of-a-kind, Mariano drums offer authentic sound, from big, beefy open tones to crisp slaps and solid palm sounds. If you are ready to move up to a truly classy set More Info »
A different take on the Box Cajon, this instrument can be played like traditional Bongos and features a distinctive Macho-and Embra-type sound. Bongo Cajons have a loud slap and can be used for a variety of musical applications. Includes free bag.
How do you build the finest drums in the world? You begin with hand-selected, quarter-sawn Appalachian Red Oak. Each stave is meticulously cut and bent by hand. Steel rings are hammered into place and the staves are allowed to cure for months. The shells are hand-glued, hammered into place and turned by skilled craftsmen who have used these traditional methods for over 30 years. By the time they are hand-sanded to a baby soft finish, an entire year has passed. More Info »